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AI Ethics: Algorithmic Governance

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Abhishek G.


There can be two interpretations of algorithmic governance, being governed by algorithmic systems and/or governing the use of algorithmic systems in taking decisions that impact human society.

This session will take a critical, deep-dive into what this means and will explore this through the following reading material with an objective to produce a short article summarizing the views from our discussions.

Readings: [Mandatory for this session]

  1. Algorithms, Governance, and Governmentality

  2. Governing Algorithms: A Provocation Piece

NOTE : Please join Slack via as we will be actively discussing things there leading up to the session.

Format : [Session will start sharp 6:30 pm]

6:30-6:35 Introduction

6:35-6:40 Break out into groups

6:40-7:00 Discussion of groups [suggested time 10 minutes per paper]

7:00-7:30 Group discussion

7:30-7:55 Group presentations

7:55-8:00 Session wrap-up

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